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An Algorithm for Identifying Cognates in Bilingual Wordlists and its Applicability to Machine Translation
  • J. Guy
  • Computer Science
  • J. Quant. Linguistics
  • 1994
TLDR
This paper describes and discusses the theoretical model and the practical algorithm behind the program COGNATE which has been available since December 1991 in the pc/linguistics subdirectory of the anonymous ftp site garbo.uwasa.fi of the University of Vaasa, Finland. Expand
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The lunar calendar of Tablet Mamari
SUMMARY ; Tablet Mamari contains the only text the general meaning of which is known beyond reasonable doubt : a lunar calendar identified by Barthel (1958 243). Having discovered it Barthel did notExpand
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Vowel Identification: an Old (but Good) Algorithm
  • J. Guy
  • Computer Science
  • Cryptologia
  • 1 July 1991
TLDR
A very fast and accurate algorithm for identifying vowels and consonants in plaintext or in a simple substitution cipher. Expand
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Un prétendu déchiffrement des tablettes de l'île de Pâques
Le dechiffrement des tablettes de l'ile de Pâques par Fischer, qui a fait l'objet de rapports enthousiastes y compris dans la presse scientifique ("Nature, New Scientist,), est sans fondement. On neExpand
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Peut-on se fonder sur le témoignage de Métoro pour déchiffrer les rongo-rongo ?
L'examen des notes de Jaussen montre que Metoro, vraisemblablement enhardi par son succes a capter l'interet de l'eveque, a tente de sonder ce qu'il prenait pour de la credulite en lisant dans unExpand
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Optimal estimations of individuals in archaeological faunal assemblages: how minimal is the MNI?
In recent years the calculation of the minimum number of individuals (MNI) represented in archaeological faunal collections has become standard practice in excavation reports, and refinements of thisExpand
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Statistical Properties of Two Folios of the Voynich Manuscript
  • J. Guy
  • Computer Science
  • Cryptologia
  • 1 July 1991
TLDR
The text of folios 79v and 80r of the Voynich manuscript, transliterated, is submitted to a quantitative analysis: 1. letter co-occurrence distribution. 2. phonetic categorization of letters into vowels and consonants using Sukhotin's algorithm. Expand
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Easter Island: Does the Santiago staff bear a cosmogonic text?
Commentaire et critique de l'article de S.R. Fischer Preliminary Evidence for Cosmogonic Texts in Rapanui's Rongorongo Inscriptions (1995), dans lequel Fischer affirme avoir dechiffre une partie deExpand
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